Choose and Book/Choice
Under the Choice initiative GPs must give patients a choice of at least four providers for the 14 main specialties when they refer patients to the secondary sector. Choose & Book is the system by which a patient's choice of booking is made. Choice at referral to hospital was introduced on 1st January 2006.
Choose & Book
Choose and Book is a national service across England that combines electronic booking and a choice of place, date and time for patients' first outpatient appointments.